Mercer Cluster

Four Takeaways from the SGA Presidential Debate

Four Takeaways from the SGA Presidential Debate

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

March 22, 2016


Filed under News, Student Government

The Student Government Association election season is just around the corner. Presidential hopefuls faced questions Monday night about everything from having a wet campus to how to increase communications in case of mass violence on campus. Voting begins March 28 and ends March 29. To learn more about...

Fresh Off The Docket

Fresh Off The Docket

Megan Rosinko, Staff Writer

March 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Student Government

Senator Olivia Buckner highlights new blue lights, cameras around campus, and the broken Dowell door.

SGA hopefuls face a three-way race

SGA hopefuls face a three-way race

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

March 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Student Government, Uncategorized

Students who want to run for President and Vice President of the Student Government Association (SGA) in the 2016/2017 academic year announced their candidacy Wednesday night. According to SGA, the tickets are currently: Elizabeth McKay and Aaron Scherf, David Boggs and Oscar Martinez, and Reed Jones...

Fresh Off the Docket

Fresh Off the Docket

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

February 25, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

At the latest Student Government Association "Bear Forum," Senator Elizabeth McKay brought a student concern to the floor: is there any way to have quieter music for football practice at 7 a.m.? Junior Senator Drew Winslett, who lived in the Adams Winship apartments last year, was the first to agree...

Fresh Off the Docket

Fresh Off the Docket

Megan Rosinko, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Government

  Mercer Maniacs raffle and free t-shirts The men’s basketball team will play its last home game this season on Saturday against ETSU. Before Thursday’s game against Western Carolina, there will be tailgating/a preview party at the Lofts at Mercer Landing. Any student who attends both ...

Fresh Off the Docket

Fresh Off the Docket

Megan Rosinko, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Student Government

Jackson Katz Lecture SGA senators spent time Monday night discussing the behavior of students at the Jackson Katz lecture last week. Sen. Buckner suggested a more discussion-based approach in the future, rather than a lecture. Dean Pearson explained that while he was not happy with the behavior of ...

Fresh Off the Docket

Fresh Off the Docket

Megan Rosinko, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Student Government

SGA senators discuss World Hijab Day, a new SocieTea on campus and game-day seating at the first senate of 2016.

Fresh off the Docket

Fresh off the Docket

Megan Rosinko, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2015


Filed under Breaking, Campus, City, Showcase, Student Government, Uncategorized

Special committee for parking Vice President Jolly is spearheading the creation of a short-term special committee to investigate parking related concerns. The goals of this committee are to investigate student concerns, collect and gather data on the current parking situation, and develop solutions to...

Fresh Off the Docket

Fresh Off the Docket

Megan Rosinko, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2015


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Student Government

SGA this Monday focused on the promotion of diversity on campus and the significance of "first come, first serve" funding

Campus Engagement Committee amendment, MIMCA gets funding request, and Mercer App

Campus Engagement Committee amendment, MIMCA gets funding request, and Mercer App

Megan Rosinko, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government, Uncategorized

Campus Engagement Committee Amendment Senator Aaron Scherf has been working for several weeks now to develop legislation to create the new Campus Engagement committee. The committee is designed to act as a dedicated middle man between SGA and students at Mercer. Already, the group has been working...

Paint the Town Orange

Paint the Town Orange

Summer Perritt, Staff Writer

October 27, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase, Student Government

The SGA External Relations Committee at Mercer is using their new Paint the Town Orange initiative to forge partnerships with local businesses and highlight special offers for Mercer students. Freshman SGA Senator, Cole Porter, said the goal of the project is to “engage Mercer students with the...

The student news site of Mercer University
Student Government